Cowlitz Valley Ranger District
10024 US Hwy 12 Randle, WA
Sept. 22, 2012
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The South Point Fire is located on the south Packwood WA and west of Forest Road 21 and Goat Rocks Wilderness (T12N R9E Sec. 23). It is currently estimated at about 80 acres.
South Point Fire
Fire activity was moderate yesterday. The fire is approximately 80 acres. The Mt. Hood/Gifford Pinchot Type 3 Incident Management Team continues to work the fire in conjunction with Cowlitz Valley Ranger District Fire staff.
The team was not able to use helicopter water drops yesterday due to the marine layer and associated risk due to weather, but was able to place two people on the fire to gather further information.
Water-drops from a Type 1 heavy helicopter will be utilized today if possible to keep the fire on the ridgeline. A Type 3 light helicopter will be used for reconnaissance.
South Point Lookout Trail #123